Telangana as seed capital ­ theme of Agritex 2016

Posted by: Napson Fernandes at 9/06/2016 06:19:00 am

John Deere | Swaraj |Captain | Eicher | JKTyres| ICRISAT| Nandi Pipes etc. to attend Eminent speakers from ICRISAT, Yes Bank, Institute of Millets Research, ITC among others Conference­cum­Exhibition at HITEX Grounds on Sept. 8­10, 2016
HYDERABAD, September 06, 2016: The Fourth edition of Agritex 2016 will focus on opportunities to make Telangana, the Seed Capital of India. The 3­day conference­cum­trade fair is being organized by Kenes Exhibitions with active support from Govt. of Telangana at HITEX Grounds, Hyderabad from September 8­10, 2016. The International Agricultural, Dairy &
Food Processing Trade Fair will be inaugurated by Dr. V. Praveen Rao, Vice Chancellor ­Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agriculture University & Shri. C. Parthasarathi, IAS ­APC & Secretary, Govt. of Telangana.

Telangana as seed capital - theme of Agritex 2016

Telangana as seed capital - theme of Agritex 2016

Telangana as seed capital - theme of Agritex 2016

The three­day event has “Telangana ­ Seed Capital of India” as its main conference theme & will showcase new trends and developments in the agriculture arena with special focus on Innovation and Start­up Pavilion. The conference has enlisted top­notch speakers from across industry, research institutions and Universities to deliberate on topics like Seed Development & Quality of Seed | Integrated Pest & Disease Management | Seed Processing | Post­harvest Technology and Seed Certification | Farm Mechanization and Water Conservation| Agri­ Financing and Crop Insurance | Policies for Seed Business to make Telangana, the Seed Capital.

Some of major corporates who confirmed participation include John Deere | Swaraj |Captain | Eicher | JKTyres| ICRISAT| Nandi Pipes among others. Some of eminent speakers for the conference come from renowned centres like Indian Institute of Millet Research/Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research |Seed Research & Technology Centre | Telangana State Seed Certification Agency| ITC ABD Division| Gubba Cold Storage| Jain Irrigation| Nagarjuna Micro Irrigation| John Deere| YES Bank| Center for Sustainable Agriculture among others.

The event also has a unique Direction Program, comprising lectures given by Agri­specialists and Engineers on latest techniques & products that optimize scarce water and arable land to reach successfully production levels. Some of the topics include Crop Diversification, Export Oriented Agriculture, Increasing Cropping Intensity, Introducing Cost Reduction Technologies, Organic Farming for Special Market Requirements among others etc. Special buses are being
organized to bring farmers from nearby districts for the event & a major marketing plan has also been put in place to invite agri­input providers, farmers and research institutions to benefit from the event.

About Agritex 2016

Agritex 2016 is organized by Kenes Exhibitions and supported by Dept. of Agriculture, Government of Telangana and Prof. Jayashankar Telangana State Agriculture University. Food 360 Foundation with core activities in the areas of food production, food preservation, processing etc. is associated with this exposition.

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